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O’Rourke, Des and Sheila Scholarship

Posted by nitcy | January 27, 2015

Both Des and Sheila O’Rourke were long-time employees of WSU and saw students struggle financially to stay in school.  They seek to help such needy students.

Award requirements:

This fund shall be used to provide scholarships to undergraduates in the School of Economic Sciences.  First preference to students who are “need-based”, e.g. to prevent a student from dropping out of school for lack of finances.

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Roughly $700,000 in total awards to hundreds of students annually


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